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Department of Education, Programme Catalogue 2011/12

THED-AFM03: MA Education


Mode of attendance: Full-time

International Education strand

Click here for further information NFAAR-PGT assessment regulations:
  • This programme has the following designated alternative programmes (DAPs): PG Diploma; PG Certificate
  • Assessment Regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view
  • Programme progression requirement: 40%
  • Taught credits: 60; Dissertation/Project credits: 30

Students wishing to be eligible for the IB Teacher Awards must take ED50303, ED50307 and ED50333.

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information
ED50326 Research methods in education 12 Credits
Compulsory Units
ED50311 Education in an international context 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select between 12 and 24 Credits from the following list:
Assignments must be grounded in International Education.
ED50303 Assessment 12 Credits
ED50307 Curriculum studies 12 Credits
ED50310 Education, globalisation and change 12 Credits
ED50317 Language teaching methodology and curriculum 12 Credits
ED50327 Second language acquisition 12 Credits
ED50329 Talk and learning 12 Credits
ED50330 Technologies for learning 12 Credits
ED50423 Education and international development 12 Credits
Optional Units: Select between 12 and 24 Credits from the following list:
ED50304 Education and society 12 Credits
ED50333 Understanding learners and learning 12 Credits

Modular - no specific semester: Project/Dissertation Units

Compulsory Units
ED50308 Dissertation 30 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2011/12 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2012/13 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2011/12.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.